Greenfield are pleased to announce that Simon Walker has stepped into his new role of Operations Director. The promotion, which is part of the strategic development, represents a significant step towards achieving the long term plans for growth. The directorship will see Simon head up the day-to-day operations, as well as supporting Gary Burnard Managing Director in strengthening the business systems and processes. This new role will widen the scope of his responsibility as he seeks to drive positive developments across a number of different departments. Having begun work as an apprentice at 16 Simon’s impressive career has seen him spend nearly four decades immersed in the engineering industry and senior management. Simon’s drive to succeed has seen him work his way through various production management positions before being promoted to his new Directorial role.

Greenfield Engineering’s Managing Director Gary Burnard commented on the appointment:

With his significant operations experience as well as his strengths as a strong natural leader with excellent motivation and decision making skills, I’m thrilled that Simon has joined me in the senior management team. Our passion lies in manufacturing for organisations that require high tech sheet metal production methods. Simon will be developing the business as we enter our next phase of expansion, Simon’s expertise will be of paramount importance, as we service and grow an impressive client portfolio.”

Simon Walker, Operations Director, “When joining Greenfield as production manager, I was impressed from the outset and also admired the business ethos. Coupled with the dynamic character of Frank Green the founder. It was the attraction of its high tech sheet metal capabilities and then large untapped potential that made it an easy decision. I’m pleased that when considering a senior role as the new Operations Director I was chosen to work alongside Gary Burnard. I’m really looking forward to my new role helping to develop this ambitious forward-thinking organisation which will certainly be exciting to be a big part of the future.”